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Arson suspected after hamburger joint goes up in flames

'We will renovate and return to business quickly,' owners promise.

Arson suspected after hamburger joint goes up in flames

Ramat Gan business fined for 'Shema Yisrael' sign

A store displaying a sign holding the famed Bible verse 'Hear, O Israel' was fined and ordered to remove it as a 'hazard to the public'.

Ramat Gan business fined for 'Shema Yisrael' sign

'Many people don't want receipts'

Tax Authority cracks down on associations, yeshivas, in central Israel, revealing lack of income reporting.

'Many people don't want receipts'

Man who entered crocodile exhibit 'didn't know it's dangerous'

A young man who made his way into a zoo's crocodile exhibit has apologized, claiming he didn't know better.

Man who entered crocodile exhibit 'didn't know it's dangerous'

Attempted kidnapping in downtown Ramat Gan

In full view of passers-by, four men attempt to kidnap a man from a restaurant. Two suspects now in police detention.

Attempted kidnapping in downtown Ramat Gan

Explosive device explodes near apartment in central Israel

No injuries reported after device explodes, damaging Ramat Gan apartment building.

Explosive device explodes near apartment in central Israel

Bread spread out at synagogue on Tisha B'Av fast

Worshippers shocked to find rolls of bread all over entrance to synagogue on saddest fast day of Jewish calendar.

Bread spread out at synagogue on Tisha B'Av fast

Sinkhole in living room

3-meter deep hole opens in family living room in Ramat Gan apartment.

Sinkhole in living room

Tallest tower in Israel to be built in Ramat Gan

A new 120-story tower in Diamond District of Ramat Gan is planned to be the tallest building in the country

Tallest tower in Israel to be built in Ramat Ganplayer

Bar Ilan University claimed by two different cities

Now a committee has recommended splitting the campus between two jurisdictions - and both mayors protest.

Bar Ilan University claimed by two different cities

Hundreds salute soldier killed in block-throwing attack

Hundreds of civilians gather to pay their respects to Sergeant Amit Ben Yigal, who was killed in a block-throwing attack Tuesday morning.

Hundreds salute fallen soldierplayer

Drone show over the skies of Ramat Gan

36 drones create shapes over the city of Ramat Gan in honor of the holiday of Lag B'Omer.

Drone show over the skies of Ramat Ganplayer

Health Minister Litzman: 'Virus doesn't discriminate and neither should we'

Health Minister Litzman condemns Ramat Gan's decision to erect fence to keep haredim out.

'Virus doesn't discriminate and neither should we'

Ramat Gan erects fence to keep Bnei Brak residents out

Dep. Bnei Brak mayor urges mutual responsibility and solidarity, attorney notes high infection rate among Ramat Gan residents.

Ramat Gan erects fence to keep Bnei Brak residents out

One seriously injured as Ramat Gan bus collides with building

Bus hits two pedestrians, crashing into residential building wall in Ramat Gan.

One seriously injured as Ramat Gan bus collides with buildingplayer

Woman stabbed near hospital in central Israel

Assailant flees after stabbing woman in Ramat Gan near Tel Hashomer hospital. Background of stabbing unknown.

Woman stabbed near hospital in central Israel

Eight injured in apartment fire in central Israel

Fire breaks out on 12th floor of apartment building in Ramat Gan injuring eight and leaving residents trapped.

Eight injured in apartment fire in central Israelplayer

Court: Examine reducing 'Shabbat buses'

Tel Aviv District Court tells Ramat Gan to reduce frequency of 'Shabbat buses.'

Court: Examine reducing 'Shabbat buses'

'Buses are empty on Shabbat; no need for them'

Former Rabbi of Ramat Gan says operating public transportation on Shabbat is for votes.

'Buses are empty on Shabbat; no need for them'

European Union's offices in Israel vandalized

'EU - Get out' and 'German money kills Jews" was spray-painted on the office of the EU delegation to Israel in Ramat Gan.

European Union's offices in Israel vandalized

Ramat Gan reels over 7-year-old's drowning death in Greece

Neighbors and friends try to digest the tragic story of the 7-yr. old who drowned in a pool in Crete. 'The community is completely broken.'

Ramat Gan reels over 7-year-old's drowning death in Greece

Haredi MK: 'Nothing gained by desecrating the Sabbath'

MK Maklev slams Ramat Gan mayor for offering busing to places of entertainment on Saturdays.

Haredi MK: 'Nothing gained by desecrating the Sabbath'

The Keys to a Successful Career in Today’s Global Economy

College of Law and Business in Ramat Gan offers a bilingual law program and a business program taught fully in English.

The Keys to a Successful Career in Today’s Global Economy

Man seriously injured in Ramat Gan apartment fire

70-year-old man injured last night in fire which broke out on first floor of three-story apartment building in Ramat Gan.

Man seriously injured in Ramat Gan apartment fire

Nehora: Lighting Up Tel Aviv

Rabbi Amichai Ayal went from teaching Torah in a pub to teaching in the heart of secular Israel. And the crowd is thirsty for Torah...

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Overweight Israeli hedgehogs go on a diet

Staff at Ramat Gan Zoo hope to release overweight hedgehogs before summer.

Overweight Israeli hedgehogs go on a diet

Security guard attacked in Ramat Gan

Unknown assailant attempts to steal security guard's weapon, delivers a blow to his head before escaping.

Security guard attacked in Ramat Gan

Pepper spray in high school

Pepper spray injures twenty in a Ramat Gan high school.

Pepper spray in high school

Loveless monkey adopts chicken at Israeli zoo

Endangered macaque adopts takes care of chicken at Ramat Gan Safari, zookeepers stumped as to chicken's origin.

Loveless monkey adopts chicken at Israeli zooplayer

Watch: Bus crashes into Ramat Gan coffee shop

Bus veers off Arlozorov Street in Ramat Gan, crashes into coffee shop. Driver injured.

Watch: Bus crashes into Ramat Gan coffee shopplayer

Truck driver killed in bridge collapse: Elichai Tederi

Driver killed after pedestrian bridge collapsed on truck identified as 58-year-old Elchai Tederi of Holon.

Truck driver killed in bridge collapse: Elichai Tederi

'Nechama was a good woman who did so much kindness'

Fortieth birthday celebration ends in tragedy as woman chokes to death on her steak.

'Nechama was a good woman who did so much kindness'

Woman suffocates while eating at Ramat Gan restaurant

Woman in her 40s in critical condition after suffocating while eating a meal at a restaurant in Ramat Gan.

Woman suffocates while eating at Ramat Gan restaurant

Sewage cover from Ramat Gan - in Denmark

Israeli touring Denmark comes across a piece of home - covering a sewage pipe.

Sewage cover from Ramat Gan - in Denmark

President Rivlin commutes prison sentence of Holocaust survivor

President Reuven Rivlin replaces sentence with community service and fine, after survivor was convicted of bribery.

President Rivlin commutes prison sentence of Holocaust survivor

Watch: Mass brawl breaks out in Ramat Gan park

Police called to Ramat Gan park after gangland fight turns into mass brawl involving dozens.

Watch: Mass brawl breaks out in Ramat Gan park

Woman falls on Ramat Gan bus, in serious condition

A woman in her sixties is in serious condition after falling this afternoon, Monday, in a Ramat Gan bus.

Woman falls on Ramat Gan bus, in serious condition

Watch: Female store clerk overpowers thieves

Two young thieves in Ramat Gan got more than they bargained for when a female clerk cut short their attempted robbery.

Watch: Female store clerk overpowers thieves, defends shopplayer

Israeli safari welcomes white rhino baby boy

23 year old rhino, "Tanda", gives birth in Ramat Gan Safari.

Israeli safari welcomes white rhino baby boyplayer

Ramat Gan safari rhino gives birth

Tanda the rhino has successfully given birth to a male, her fourth youngster since her arrival in Israel.

Ramat Gan safari rhino gives birth